Landmarks Asks for Changes to Canal Street Project Identical to a Design Approved for Site in 2004

Landmarks in 2004 approved design for building at the corner of Canal and Greene Streets, but financing fell through and 2007-issued certificate of appropriateness expired. On June 26, 2012, Landmarks considered Donald Fishoff’s proposal to build a mixed-use, six-story plus penthouse on a parking lot at the corner of Canal and Greene Streets in the SoHo-Cast Iron Historic District. The large lot at 341 Canal Street has 172 feet of frontage along Greene … <Read More>

New owners of Hotel Chelsea win Landmarks’ approval for alterations

Despite opposition concerns, Chetrit Group gained approval to restore landmarked hotel’s facade and build rooftop addition to serve as a lounge. On April 24, 2012, Landmarks approved the Chetrit Group’s revised proposal to carry out exterior renovations and alterations to the landmarked Hotel Chelsea at 222 West 23rd Street in Chelsea, Manhattan. The 1883 Victorian Gothic hotel is notable not only for its architecture, but also for being a former home to a long … <Read More>